Change in food consumption patterns

Change in food consumption patterns

Can be measured by several indicatos like Food Consumption Score (FCS) And Household dietary diveristy score (HDDS). Current compared to pre-crisis. Frequency of meals, dietary diversity, increase/ decrease of certain food items.

Unit Description: 
Household
Disaggregation: 
Geography; Sex; Age; Disabilities; Context specific (HH, Community, Individual); Any other relevant criteria, such as urban/rural, community, household, religious, ethnic or political identities)
Threshold / Standard: 
Signficant Change. To be compared with pre-crisis baseline
General guidance: 
n/a
Guidance on phases: 
Appropriate in phases 1-4 of a new L3 emergency
Phase applicability: 
Phase 1
Phase 2
Phase 3
Phase 4
Guidance for pre-crisis/baseline: 
Pending Food Cluster review in 2013.
Data Sources: 
Pending Food Cluster review in 2013.
Comments: 
n/a
Code: 
F-1
Sub-domain: 
F3 Food Access
Unit of Measurement: 
Household
Types: 
Baseline
Outcome
Indicator used for response monitoring ?: 
Yes
Standards: 
LEGS Chapter 3: Initial Assessment Checklists 1 and 2
Sphere: Food security and nutrition assessment standard 1: Food security
Global Clusters: 
Food Security
Sector cross-tagging: 
W7 Aggravating Factors